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Oakdale "Spring Classic" Duathlon - Duathlon


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Oakdale, Minnesota
United States
Vacation Sports
65F / 18C
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 28m 18s
Overall Rank = 112/376
Age Group = W30-34
Age Group Rank = 7/40
Pre-race routine:

got up at 5am. took a shower. made oatmeal and coffee. woke up bill and malte. loaded up bikes and gear. had breakfast. woke up the girls. drove to the park.
Event warmup:

did a short jog with malte
Run
  • 23m 38s
  • 3 miles
  • 07m 53s  min/mile
Comments:

felt really good on this run. stayed with the leaders for the first mile, then slowed down a hair, but kept up with my carrots and passed two of them as we headed towards t1. 36/165 women.
What would you do differently?:

not start out as fast.
Transition 1
  • 01m 8s
Comments:

this was REALLY fast for me.
What would you do differently?:

nothing
Bike
  • 38m 18s
  • 13.5 miles
  • 21.15 mile/hr
Comments:

first race on the new tri bike! woo hoo! i was so happy to be on the bike. stayed neck and neck with teresa brenneke, who came in 6th overall woman. she tracked me down after and said 'we need to train together!' good ego boost for me :) 4/165 women!!!!!!
What would you do differently?:

nada.
Transition 2
  • 00m 57s
Comments:

again, this was fast for me. need to learn a cx dismount.
What would you do differently?:

other than the cx dismount, nothing.
Run
  • 24m 19s
  • 3 miles
  • 08m 07s  min/mile
Comments:

a few people i passed on the bike caught me on the run, but that's no surprise. still felt really good. and had enough left for a kick at the end...but not TOO much. i really felt i broke throug the 'hold back or you'll bonk' thing. 43/165 women. i really really need to work on my running!
What would you do differently?:

nothing.
Post race
Warm down:

found bill and the girls, and malte (who got 2/2 for his ag).

What limited your ability to perform faster:

staying out late playing basketball in heels on wednesday night.

Event comments:

i really like these events. very low key.




Last updated: 2007-04-27 12:00 AM
Running
00:23:38 | 03 miles | 07m 53s  min/mile
Age Group: 11/40
Overall: 181/376
Performance: Good
Course: loop through the park, going counter clockwise.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
T1
Time: 01:08
Overall: Good
Run with bike? Good
Jump on bike? Good
Getting up to speed and into shoes: Good
Biking
00:38:18 | 13.5 miles | 21.15 mile/hr
Age Group: 2/40
Overall: 57/376
Performance: Good
Wind: Some with gusts
Course: rollers around the park.
Road: Smooth  Cadence: 90
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Average Hills: Average
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
T2
Time: 00:57
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes Below average
Jumping off bike Below average
Running with bike Good
Racking bike Good
Shoe and helmet removal Good
Running
00:24:19 | 03 miles | 08m 07s  min/mile
Age Group: 15/40
Overall: 182/376
Performance: Good
Course: clockwise loop. same course.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 5
Physical exertion [1-5] 5
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 4

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2007-05-12 3:37 PM

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2007-05-12 4:46 PM
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Nice race autumn!

Good to finally meet you.

2007-05-12 7:48 PM
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Nice job Autumn.  Great split time on the bike!
2007-05-12 9:25 PM
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nice going.. amazing run pace...  and that bike mph rocked...  holy mackeral.. nice DU..
2007-05-13 5:02 AM
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Congrats! You are one fast chickie....
2007-05-13 12:53 PM
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Shi*, you are one fast woman. Under 8 mm for your runs! And 7th out of 40....

Once again, you are my inspiration!



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2007-05-13 2:16 PM
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PICTURES!

me & fi:



malte, fi, & me:



me & fi:



malte shows off his race shirt:



hanging out with some other folks from the tri team:



girls lounging during the race:





me finishing:



malte w/ his medal:

2007-05-13 6:15 PM
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Great job! You are super fast. Nice to see you again!
2007-05-14 6:43 AM
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NICE. Congratulations!
2007-05-15 10:26 AM
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Can you say "Breakthrough Race"? Way to kick a$$ Autum! Great running and a freakin' smoking bike split. Congrats!

2007-05-15 3:49 PM
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Whoa! Smokin' fast times, little lady! Nail down that second run and you'll earn yourself a place on the podium.


2007-05-15 4:24 PM
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WOW! Great race!

Your bike time was FAST! And to me... your running was FAST too!
2007-05-15 4:38 PM
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Awesome race Autumn!  I think I recall last year you said something about not being able to run sub-8 miles...those days are over...awesome runs...awesome ride!
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